Indian Superstar Aishwarya Rai Welcomes Baby Girl

Celebrity Moms Nov. 16, 2011 AT 9:07AM
Indian Superstar Aishwarya Rai Welcomes Baby Girl Credit: Venturelli/WireImage

It's a beautiful Bollywood baby girl!

World-famous Indian actress Aishwarya Rai and her husband Abhishek Bachchan have welcomed a daughter.

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Rai's father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan (also a superstar in his native India) tweeted the happy news on Wednesday: "I AM DADA [Grandpa] to the cutest baby girl !! Ecstatic!"

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The proud grandfather added "As I travel back from the hospital I need to thank the media for keeping their word of not intruding our privacy. Deeply obliged !"

The baby girl is the first child for stunning couple Rai, 38, and Bachchan, 35, who confirmed they were expecting in June.

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Crowned Miss World in 1994, Rai has starred in over 40 films, including such U.S. titles as Bride and Prejudice and Pink Panther; she's often referred to as the "most beautiful woman in the world."

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